Romania: Electricity exports increased by 27%

, SEE Energy News

Romanian electricity exports increased by 27 percent in the first five months of this year compared with the same period last year, after the merger of the domestic market with the markets of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, according to a press release of the Romanian regulatory agency ANRE.

During the period January-May 2015th, Romania exported 4.5 TWh of electricity, compared to the first five months of 2014th, when it exported 3.5 TWh. In the same period, imports decreased from 1.7 to 1.35 TWh. In this way, the ratio of exports and imports in the first five months increased from 2.2 to 2.8.

From November 19th, 2014th, the day-ahead market (DAM) in Romania operates in conjunction with the markets in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.

Romania exported 9,937 TWh in 2014th, which is 2:09 times more than in the previous year (4,753 TWh). Exports amounted to 2,811 TWh, which is slightly more than in 2013th (2,737 TWh). , transmits